Books

Aspects' prides itself on having Perth's best selection of gardening books, from Australian native flora through to garden design and propagation. Our selection also includes a wide range of books on travel, art and design, natural and cultural history, cooking, and Australian and children’s literature.
Kerstin Thompson Architects Kerstin Thompson Architects New!

Kerstin Thompson Architects

Kerstin Thompson Architects: Encompassing People and PlaceLeon van Schaik The first in a series o...

Kerstin Thompson Architects: Encompassing People and PlaceLeon van Schaik The first in a series of monographs that recognises the work of Australia's most exciting architectural practices, urban designers and landscape architects. For over twenty-five years, Kerstin Thompson has explored how architecture can respond to local conditions to positively shape lives and communities. By harnessing the potential for beauty and delight and a sensitivity to landscape, each project resonates with a spi...

$59.95

Johnny James and Other Verses Johnny James and Other Verses New!

Johnny James and Other Verses

Johnny James: And Other VersesDave Morrell Since moving to a remote cattle station in Western Aus...

Johnny James: And Other VersesDave Morrell Since moving to a remote cattle station in Western Australia's far north-west as a young child, the red dirt of the Kimberley has coloured Dave Morrell's blood and filled his life with adventure. This collection of his bush poetry and memoirs portrays a raw and untold history of his home. Often with humour and sometimes full of emotion, Dave combines his own recollections of life in the outback with stories of white colonisation, Aboriginal displacem...

$70.00

Spirit of the Garden Spirit of the Garden New!

Spirit of the Garden

Spirit of the GardenTrisha Dixon Gardens can be formal or wild, serene or ostentatious, native or...

Spirit of the GardenTrisha Dixon Gardens can be formal or wild, serene or ostentatious, native or exotic, colourful or monochrome - according to Trisha Dixon, if we like a person, we will probably like their garden. In a series of written reflections, interwoven with her evocative, painterly photographs, Trisha explores the relationship that exists between ourselves, our gardens and the natural landscape. Beyond the design and the plants, there is the feel of the garden, which captures the he...

$65.00

Tent Life Tent Life New!

Tent Life

Tent Life: A Beginner's Guide to Camping and a Life OutdoorsDoron Francis A practical guide to in...

Tent Life: A Beginner's Guide to Camping and a Life OutdoorsDoron Francis A practical guide to inspire you to get out into nature. Many of us are seeking a more adventurous and centred life, away from modern distractions and stresses. 'Tent Life' is a handy, pocket-sized guide packed full of useful tips, activities and fun projects to help you rediscover your natural sense of wonder, develop new skills and ultimately build resilience. Learn the basics of camping, what to take, when to go and ...

$29.95

Australia: Antipodean Stories Australia: Antipodean Stories New!

Australia: Antipodean Stories

Australia: Antipodean StoriesEdited with text by Eugenio Viola, Text by Judith Blackall, Clothild...

Australia: Antipodean StoriesEdited with text by Eugenio Viola, Text by Judith Blackall, Clothilde Bullen, Dunja Rmandic Documenting the most comprehensive exhibition of Australian contemporary art outside the continent. Curated by Eugenio Viola, 'Antipodean Stories' showcases Australian contemporary art, presenting a breadth of cultural, political and social perspectives in mediums ranging from painting and performance to photography and video. Artists include Vernon Ah Kee, Tony Albert, Kha...

$90.00

100 Australian Birds 100 Australian Birds New!

100 Australian Birds

100 Australian BirdsGeorgia Angus, foreword by Professor Tim Flannery A beautifully illustrated a...

100 Australian BirdsGeorgia Angus, foreword by Professor Tim Flannery A beautifully illustrated and jargon-free guide for the new generations of Australian birdwatchers. '100 Australian Birds' is a beginner's guide to the world of birdwatching. From the outside, this strange hobby of birdwatching appears to consist of sizeable camera lenses, khaki pants that are pulled up too high, and gruelling treks in pursuit of rare bird species. But for those who haven't been scared off by jumbo field gu...

$29.95

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife New!

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl DicksonDaryl Dickson 'The Art of D...

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl DicksonDaryl Dickson 'The Art of Daryl Dickson' is a celebration of her diverse style and beautiful work. From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, see the variety and colour of Australian wildlife contained in one wonderful book. Dickson’s passion for the conservation of wildlife and wild places has informed and inspired her work. She highlights the natural beauty of species that deserve to be saved in what is essential read...

$50.00

Eat Like a Viet Eat Like a Viet New!

Eat Like a Viet

Eat Like A Viet Cookbook: Recipes from the StreetJenny Lam Eighty five recipes that will transfor...

Eat Like A Viet Cookbook: Recipes from the StreetJenny Lam Eighty five recipes that will transform your kitchen to the streets of Vietnam. Cook and eat what the locals eat in your own very own home starting today! Chef and restauranteur Jenny Lam gets to the heart of Vietnamese cuisine, sharing her family secrets and time-honoured recipes that will make this cookbook an essential part of your kitchen. You’ll be eating like a Viet in no time! "So much to love in this cookbook. It really took m...

$48.00

Ultimate Campsites: Australia Ultimate Campsites: Australia New!

Ultimate Campsites: Australia

Ultimate Campsites: Australia Penny Watson An inspirational and practical guide to 75 of the best...

Ultimate Campsites: Australia Penny Watson An inspirational and practical guide to 75 of the best nature-based campgrounds across Australia. In 'Ultimate Campsites: Australia', Penny Watson maps out 75 of the country’s most wild and wondrous nature-based campgrounds, from the turquoise and white sandy beaches of Queensland and pristine national parks of New South Wales, to the wineries of South Australia and the wilderness areas of Tasmania. Ever pitched a tent within a stone’s throw of a pic...

$39.95

The Dictionary of Lost Words New!

The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost WordsPip Williams In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from...

The Dictionary of Lost WordsPip Williams In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the 'Scriptorium', a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of dedicated lexicographers are collecting words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Esme's place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and un...

$19.95

Our Strangely Normal Home Our Strangely Normal Home New!

Our Strangely Normal Home

Our Strangely Normal HouseFleur Schell This book is based on an artwork titled ‘Floorplan’ by Wes...

Our Strangely Normal HouseFleur Schell This book is based on an artwork titled ‘Floorplan’ by Western Australian ceramic artist, Fleur Schell. The inspiration behind ‘Floorplan’ was a collection of Fleur’s grandmothers old suitcases looking for a new home. Slowly over a year Fleur transformed twelve suitcases into a series of dioramas representing every room of her home. The result was a single wall mounted artwork. Each suitcase divulges the everyday, standard goings on in her families far f...

$65.00

Back to Sleep Back to Sleep New!

Back to Sleep

Back to SleepZoë Foster Blake A warm and funny bedtime story where it's the parents who won't go ...

Back to SleepZoë Foster Blake A warm and funny bedtime story where it's the parents who won't go to sleep. A perfect follow-up picture book to 'No One Likes a Fart' by the inimitable Zoe Foster Blake. 'Back to Sleep' is a reflection of Zoe Foster Blake's much-loved brand and profile, told with an authenticity and humour born of experience. Poor Finn is looking forward to drifting off to sleep in his cosy warm bed, when Mummy appears wanting a drink. Finn resettles her and has just fallen asle...

$19.95